Greater Houston Area colleges, universities

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Rice University

Updated 1:47 p.m., Aug. 5


Alvin Community College


Tuition: $675 (in-district), $1,350 (out-of-district), $2,100 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 5,293
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 17.4 percent


3110 Mustang Road, Alvin
www.alvincollege.edu • 281-756-3500



Art Institute of Houston


Tuition: $23,424-$90,355 (full cost of degree or program)*
Enrollment: 1,987 (both Houston campuses)
Most notable programs: culinary arts, audio production, graphic design, fashion
Test averages: open admissions policy
Graduation rate: 36-80 percent*


4140 Hwy. 59, Houston
www.artinstitutes.edu/houston  • 713-623-2040



Belhaven University - Houston


Tuition: $12,015 (undergraduate), $9,990 (graduate)
Enrollment: 200
Most notable programs: business, social services, biblical studies
Test averages: Minimum GPA 2.0 (undergraduate); 2.5 (Masters of Science); 2.8 (Master’s of Business Administration)


15115 Park Row Drive, Ste. 175, Houston
www.houston.belhaven.edu • 281-579-9977



Blinn College-Brenham


Tuition: $1,515 (in-district), $2,370 (out-of-district), $4,665 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 19,370
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 39.5 percent


902 College Ave., Brenham
www.blinn.edu/brenham • 979-830-4000



Blinn College - Sealy


Tuition: $1,212 (in-district), $1,896 (out-of-district), $3,732 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 150
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 42.9 percent


3701 Outlet Mall Drive, Ste. 250, Sealy
www.blinn.edu/sealy • 979-627-7997



College of Biblical Studies- Houston 


Tuition: $4,110 (in-state and out-of-state)
Enrollment: 427
Most notable programs: biblical studies, biblical counseling, Christian leadership
Test averages: open admissions policy
Graduation rate: 70 percent (Figure is an estimate; most students take longer than seven years to graduate)


7000 Regency Square Blvd., Ste. 110, Houston
www.cbshouston.edu • 713-785-5995



College of the Mainland


Tuition: $1,773 (in-district), $2,973 (out-of-district), $3,873 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 1,495
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 15.1 percent


1200 Amburn Road, Texas City
www.com.edu • 409-938-1211



Houston Baptist University


Tuition: $26,280 (in-state and out-of-state)
Enrollment: 2,288 (both Houston campuses)
Most notable programs: nursing, business, life science
Test averages: 470-580 SAT critical reading, 480-580 SAT math, 450-550 SAT writing, 20-25 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 48 percent


7502 Fondren Road, Houston
www.hbu.edu • 281-649-3000



Houston Community College - Central


Tuition: $1,015.50 (in-district), $2,095.50 (out-of-district), $2,343 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 16,619
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 24.4 percent


1300 Holman St., Houston
central.hccs.edu • 713-718-6000



Houston Community College - Northwest-Katy


Tuition: $1,015.50 (in-district), $2,095.50 (out-of-district), $2,343 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 19,410
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 24.4 percent


1550 Foxlake Drive, Houston
northwest.hccs.edu • 713-718-5757



Houston Community College - Southeast


Tuition: $1,015.50 (in-district), $2,095.50 (out-of-district), $2,343 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 13,088
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 24.4 percent


6815 Rustic St., Houston
www.southeast.hccs.edu
713-718-7000



Houston Community College - Southwest


Tuition: $1,015.50 (in-district), $2095.50 (out-of-district), $2343 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 19,410
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 24.4 percent


10041 Cash Road, Stafford
www.southwest.hccs.edu
713-718-7800




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Lone Star College-CyFair


Tuition: $962 (in-district), $2,012 (out-of-district), $2,237 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 20,510
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 31.2 percent


9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress
www.lonestar.edu/cyfair • 281-290-3200


LSC-CyFair offers satellite campuses at the LSC-Fairbanks Center, located at 14955 Hwy. 290, Houston; and at the LSC-Cypress Center, located at 19710 Clay Road, Katy.



Lone Star College-Montgomery


Tuition: $962 (in-district), $2,012 (out-of-district), $2,237 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 12,192
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 26.5 percent


3200 College Park Drive, Conroe
www.lonestar.edu/montgomery  • 936-273-7000
LSC-Conroe offers a satellite campus at the LSC- Conroe Center, located at 777 Conroe Park North Drive, Conroe.



Lone Star College-North Harris


Tuition: $962 (in-district), $2,012 (out-of-district), $2,237 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 17,001
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 19.3 percent


2700 W. W. Thorne Drive, Houston
www.lonestar.edu/northharris • 281-618-5400


LSC-North Harris offers satellite campuses at the LSC-Victory Center, located at 4141 Victory Drive, Houston; at the LSC-Greenspoint Center, located at 250 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston; at the CHI LSC-North Harris School of Cosmetology, located at 910 E. Richey Road, Houston; and at the LSC-Health Professions Building, located at 17200 Red Oak Drive, Houston.



Lone Star College-University Park


Tuition: $962 (in-district), $2,012 (out-of-district), $2,237 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 10,951
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: N/A (data not available)


20515 Hwy. 249, Houston
www.lonestar.edu/universitypark  • 281-290-2600



North American University


Tuition: $9,900 (U.S. resident), $14,900 (international students)
Enrollment: 720
Most notable programs: computer science, business administration, interdisciplinary studies
Test averages: 425 SAT critical reading, 479 SAT math, 416 SAT writing


11929 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford
www.na.edu • 832-230-5555



 Prairie View A&M University


Tuition: $4,979 (in-state), $11,639 (out-of-state)**
Enrollment: 8,268
Most notable programs: nursing, business, engineering, architecture, criminal justice
Test averages: 370-460 SAT critical reading, 390-480 SAT math, 360-450 SAT writing, 16-19 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 38 percent


100 University Drive, Prairie View
www.pvamu.edu • 936-261-3311


Prairie View A&M offers satellite campuses at the PVAMU Northwest Houston Center, located at 9449 Grant Road, Houston.



Rice University


Tuition: $43,220 (in-state and out-of-state)
Enrollment: 6,719
Most notable programs: psychology, economics and biochemistry
Test averages: 680-760 SAT critical reading, 710-790 SAT math, 670-770 SAT writing, 31-34 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 93 percent


6100 Main St., Houston
www.rice.edu • 713-348-0000



Sam Houston State University-Woodlands Campus


Tuition: $4,757.75 (in-state), $10,877.75 (out-of-state)**
Enrollment: 2,004
Most notable programs: nursing, business, criminal justice, counseling
Test averages: 450-550 SAT critical reading, 430-540 SAT math, 19-24 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 76 percent


3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands
www.shsu.edu/academics/woodlands-center • 936-202-5000




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Sam Houston State University


Tuition: $4,757.75 (in-state), $10,877.75 (out-of-state)**
Enrollment: 20,301
Most notable programs: criminal justice, mass communication, education
Test averages: 450-550 SAT critical reading, 460-550 SAT math, 19-23 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 53 percent


1806 Ave. J, Huntsville
www.shsu.edu • 936-294-1111



San Jacinto College-Central


Tuition: $900 (in-district), $1,575 (out-of district), $2,550 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 13,591
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 19.9 percent


8060 Spencer Highway, Pasadena
www.sanjac.edu • 281-998-6150



San Jacinto College-North


Tuition: $900 (in-district), $1,575 (out-of district), $2,550 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 7,985
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 13.6 percent


5800 Uvalde Road, Houston
www.sanjac.edu • 281-998-6150



San Jacinto College-South


Tuition: $900 (in-district), $1,575 (out-of district), $2,550 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 10,770
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 23.8 percent


13735 Beamer Road, Houston
www.sanjac.edu • 281-998-6150



San Jacinto College-Maritime


Tuition: $900 (in-district), $1,575 (out-of district), $2,550 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: N/A***
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: N/A***


3700 Old Hwy. 146, La Porte
www.sanjac.edu • 281-974-2200



Stephen F. Austin State University


Tuition: $18,500 (in-state); $19,500 (border state students: Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico); $27,00 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 12,000-13,000 per academic year
Most notable programs: business, education, nursing
Test averages: 1,006 SAT (old test), 21.9 ACT
Transfer rate: 65 percent


1936 North St., Nacogdoches
www.sfasu.edu • 936-468-2504



Texas A&M University


Tuition: $10,030 (in-state), $30,208 (out-of-state)**
Enrollment: 58,515
Most notable programs: engineering, agriculture, business, architecture
Test averages: 520-640 SAT critical reading, 550-670 SAT math, 480-610 SAT writing, 23-30 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 80 percent


400 Bizzell St., College Station
www.tamu.edu • 979-845-3211



Texas A&M University-Galveston


Tuition: varies by course of study and residence status
Enrollment: 2,300
Most notable programs: marine biology, marine transportation studies, marine engineering
Test averages: 1800 SAT, 23 ACT


1001 Texas Clipper Road, Galveston
www.tamug.edu • 409-740-4414



Texas Southern University


Tuition: $4,493 (in-state), $10,343 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 9,700
Most notable programs: business, law, engineering, biomedical science, communications
Test averages: 360-440 SAT critical reading, 370-460 SAT math, 350-435 SAT writing, 15-18 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 20 percent


3100 Cleburne St., Houston
www.tsu.edu • 713-313-7011



Texas State Technical College


Tuition: $1,395-$2,055
Enrollment: 127
Most notable programs: cybersecurity, welding
Test averages: open admissions policy
Graduation rate: N/A***


5333 FM 1640, Richmond
www.tstc.edu/campuses/fortbendco
855-605-7336



Texas State University-San Marcos


Tuition: $19,420 (in-state), $31,660 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 37,979
Graduation rate: 53.1 percent
Transfer rate: 10.7 percent


601 University Drive, San Marcos
www.txstate.edu • 512-245-2315



University of Houston


Tuition: $8,605 (in-state), $19,693 (out-of-state)**
Enrollment: 40,750
Most notable programs: biomedical engineering, computer engineering, business, liberal arts
Test averages: 500-610 SAT critical reading, 540-640 SAT math, 22-27 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 48 percent


4800 Calhoun Road, Houston
www.uh.edu • 713-743-2255


The University of Houston offers distance education campuses at UH Northwest, located at 20515 Hwy. 249, Houston; UH Sugar Land, located at 14000 University Blvd., Sugar Land; and UHS Cinco Ranch,located at 4242 S. Mason Road, Katy.



University of Houston-Clear Lake


Tuition: $3,965  (resident), $11,459.50 (non-resident)**
Enrollment: 8,331
Most notable programs: interdisciplinary studies, business, psychology, social sciences
Test averages: 470-580 SAT critical reading, 490-570 SAT math, 20-25 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 8 percent (both campuses)


2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston
www.uhcl.edu • 281-283-7600



University of Houston Downtown


Tuition: $2,745 (in-state), $8,720 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 13,830
Most notable programs: accounting, interdisciplinary studies, psychology, homeland security
Test averages: 390-470 SAT critical reading, 430-510 SAT math, 380-480 SAT writing, 16-20 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 28 percent


1 Main St., Houston
www.uhd.edu • 713-221-8000


The University of Houston Downtown offers satellite campuses at Lone Star College-CyFair, located at 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress; and at UHD Northwest, located at 20515 Hwy. 249, Houston.



University of Houston-Sugar Land


Tuition: $8,605 (resident), $19,693 (non-resident)**
Enrollment: 1,672
Most notable programs: supply chain and logistics, digital media, education
Test averages: 470-580 SAT critical reading, 490-570 SAT math,  20-25 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 48 percent


14000 University Blvd., Sugar Land
www.uh.edu/sugarland • 832-842-2900



University of Houston-Victoria


Tuition: $4,576.80 (in-state), $14,368.80 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 4,152
Test averages: 940 SAT, 18 ACT


3007 N. Ben Wilson St., Victoria
www.uhv.edu • 361-570-4848



University of St. Thomas 


Tuition: $15,760 (in-state & out-of-state)
Enrollment: 3,411
Most notable programs: business, pre-med, engineering, liberal arts
Test averages: 490-600 SAT critical reading, 500-620 SAT math, 480-580 SAT writing, 22-27 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 72 percent


3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston
www.stthom.edu • 713-522-7911



University of Texas 


Tuition: $9,830 (in-state), $34,836 (out-of-state)
Enrollment: 50,950
Most notable programs: liberal arts, engineering, medicine
Test averages: 600-700 SAT critical reading, 600-700 SAT math, 600-700 SAT writing, 30-36 ACT composite
Graduation rate: 81 percent


110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin
www.utexas.edu • 512-471-3434



Wharton County Junior College


Tuition: $2,750**
Enrollment: 7,416
Test averages: open admissions policy
Transfer rate: 32.4 percent


911 Boling Hwy., Wharton
www.wcjc.edu • 979-532-4560


Listed tuitions are for one semester and calculated for 15 credit hours unless noted otherwise. Tuition totals do not include fees unless noted otherwise. All transfer rates are to four-year universities, and graduation rates are for a six-year period.


This guide represents a selection of not-for-profit institutions in the area. It is not meant to be comprehensive. For a full list, visit communityimpact.com.


*Depends on degree or program


**Tuition rates include fees


***Information unavailable because campus opens this fall

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